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Springfield Museums, Stars over Springfield

December 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST

Join us for a beginner’s astronomy program featuring a short talk by a local expert, hands-on activities or demonstrations, a planetarium show with our historic Korkosz starball and brand-new Zeiss projector, and stargazing in our rooftop observatory. Recommended for ages 8 and older.

This Month’s Topic: Comets
This month marks the aphelion of Halley’s Comet, or the furthest away from the Earth that the comet will travel. It is now heading back our way! Hear about this from a local expert, and how to distinguish comets from other objects in our night sky.

Seating is Limited!
Reservations Recommend

Visit the Springfield Stars club website.


The Stars over Springfield program is organized by the Museums in partnership with the Springfield Stars Club. The program takes place on the first Friday of each month, from 7-8:30 pm.

Stars over Springfield is best suited for families with children ages 8 and older, however younger children are also welcome.

For information about astronomy programs at the Springfield Science Museum, please call 413-263-6800, ext. 318.



December 1
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST


Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103
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(413) 263-6800
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